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More should be done to honor Kwame McDonald

More should be done to honor Kwame McDonald

Feb. 13 |   Why is it that we Blacks must often wait for the shortest month each year to be honored, to get our accomplishments recognized, to get our heritage respected? Why do we often have to be half-past dead to finally get our bouquets? It took one...

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Message to student-athletes: ‘No means no!’

Jan. 16 |   Apparently based on recent events, two suggested prerequisite courses for all college studentathletes at all three NCAA division schools should be, first, an English class on the true meaning of the word “no,” and second a class on “making...

U of M assistant coach helps guards transition to college play

U of M assistant coach helps guards transition to college play

Jan. 9 |     The main teaching point Saul Smith stresses to the Minnesota Gophers basketball guards he works with is tempo. “As a former point guard, I think tempo is going to be crucial to any player. “[Controlling] tempo — whether that’s...

U of M hoopsters off to promising start

U of M hoopsters off to promising start

Nov. 14 |               Rachel BanhamPhotos by Sophia Hantzes The 2012-13 college basketball season is now underway. Both Minnesota teams opened their campaigns last week with wins, but it’s way too early to call the season...

New Gophers AD says increasing diversity  is ‘high on my radar screen’

New Gophers AD says increasing diversity is ‘high on my radar screen’

Sep. 12 |   Has the role of today’s big-time college athletic director changed? We recently put that question to Norwood Teague, who was hired in April to succeed Joel Maturi as University of Minnesota athletics director. “It’s multi-faceted,”...

Clinic helps hoops officials polish  their craft

Clinic helps hoops officials polish their craft

Jun. 20 |             By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Last weekend at Tubby Smith’s team camp at Minnesota’s Williams Arena, we got five perspectives on what makes a good basketball official from a former championship...

Gopher men to get summer coaching help

Gopher men to get summer coaching help

Apr. 18 |       By Charles Hallman  Staff Writer   Tubby Smith last month became only the third Minnesota coach to lead the Gophers to the NIT championship game. The school is now 2-2 in such games played in New York City. The season ...

Kentucky wins men’s championship 67-59

Kentucky wins men’s championship 67-59

Apr. 4 |     It’s been a long time coming, but the Wildcats of Kentucky have quenched their thirst for a title. John Calipari in just his third year wins his first NCAA Championship 67-59 over the Kansas Jayhawks before 70,000 in New Orleans. Man,...

Bow-tie coaches raise prostate cancer awareness

Bow-tie coaches raise prostate cancer awareness

Feb. 22 |         By Charles Hallman Staff Writer One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, but it’s one in five for Black men. Women college basketball coaches and its players annually raise awareness of...

Three-point review of Gophers men’s and women’s basketball

Three-point review of Gophers men’s and women’s basketball

Nov. 30 |       By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   A seven-game review of Minnesota women’s basketball at this point of the season yields the following three points: First point: Billed before the season as the missing piece, Rachel Banham...